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The year in ecology and conservation biology

Author: William H Schlesinger; Richard S Ostfeld; New York Academy of Sciences.
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Published by Blackwell Publishing on behalf of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2013.
Series: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, v. 1286.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As in past installments of The in Ecology and Conservation Biology series, this year's volume contains a compilation of scholarly reviews in conservation biology and scientific, policy, and management implications. The collection this year includes reviews of The Marine Mammal Protection Act at 40: status, recovery, and future of U.S. marine mammals; the translocation of imperiled species under changing climates;  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Schlesinger; Richard S Ostfeld; New York Academy of Sciences.
ISBN: 1573318833 9781573318839
OCLC Number: 833046439
Description: 107 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Risks to biodiversity from hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in the Marcellus and Utica shales / Erik Kiviat --
Translocation of imperiled species under changing climates / Mark W. Schwartz and Tara G. Martin --
The Marine Mammal Protection Act at 40 : status, recovery, and future of U.S. marine mammals / Joe Roman [and five others] --
Species-area relationships and extinction forecasts / John M. Halley, Vasiliki Sgardeli and Nikolaos Monokrousos --
Ecology and conservation of ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) in a changing world / James B. McGraw [and seven others] --
Bounded ranges of variation as a framework for future conservation and fire management / Max A. Moritz [and three others].
Series Title: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, v. 1286.
Responsibility: issue editors, William H. Schlesinger and Richard S. Ostfeld, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies.

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Contains a diverse collection of reviews in conservation biology and scientific, policy, and management implications, including reviews in the following areas: The Marine Mammal Protection Act at 40:  Read more...

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